1950's Heavily Enameled Mexican Silver Belt Buckle from Taxco
ARTIFACT: This is a heavy Mexican sterling silver and enamel belt buckle from the later 1950s. The buckle was made in Taxco, Mexico's "Silver Capital". The design is simple, with two raised and somewhat ridged black enamel squares.
VINTAGE: Circa late 1950s.
SIZE: Approximately 2-3/8" in length and 1-1/2" in height.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver, enamel.
ATTACHMENT: Swiveling prong.
MARKINGS: TAXCO MEXICO and unknown (GOMEZ?) maker mark and Taxco Assay Office mark: silhouette of Mexican eagle with a 3 at center.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Mexican silver collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MGEX14 LBGEX1/14 SLAIEX4/16
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The buckle is in excellent condition with some minor tarnish and marker on reverse.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.